Even with lot of innovation happening in smartphones, one of the main component which hasn’t seen any ground breaking technology is the battery performance. While we have seen phones with great hardware, battery life is still a concern on most devices. This is an important aspect of any smartphone especially if you are a frequent traveller.
So if you are using a smartphone and it does not provide enough battery life, then the obvious choice is to carry a power bank with you when you are travelling. Today, many of the mobile OEMs have power banks and they come in various capacities priced well. So here are some of the best power banks you can pick for your smartphone.
1. Mi Power Bank (5000mAh | 10400mAh | 16000mAh)
Mi Power Bank is one of the most sought after accessory and comes in three capacities 5000, 10400 and 16000 mAh. These power banks are available from Mi.com, but the main issue is the stocks which are in limited numbers and available only via flash sales. Since the power bank comes in different capacities, you can choose based on your requirement. It comes with great build quality and is made of aluminium frame.
2. OnePlus Power Bank (10000mAh):
OnePlus power bank comes with 10000mAh battery capacity and contains 2 USB ports, 5V/2A, allowing fast charging of more than one device at the same time. It is priced Rs 1399 and available on Amazon.
3. TP Link Power bank (10400mAh):
TP Link Power bank lets you charge a smartphone 3~5 times, keeping your devices running all the time. It comes with dual USB ports (5V/2A and 5V/1A) allow for charging two devices simultaneously. Built-in special circuit provides full speed for your smartphones and is compatible with almost any smart devices like iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones and other 5V input USB-charged devices.
4. Ambrane P-1310 (13000mAh):
This portable power bank with 13000 mAh capacity has been designed ergonomically. The indicator lights, buttons and ports are precisely placed for your conversion. It comes with 2 USB ports for charging your phone.
5. Honor AP007 13000 mAh:
Honor AP007 Power bank comes with 13000 mAh capacity and has design similar to the Mi Power bank. This was announced along with the new devices launched by Huawei in India. It is priced Rs 1399 and comes with two USB ports to charge your phones and tablet.
6. Asus ZenPower 10,050mAh
Asus has announced their ZenPower power bank in India and comes for a price of Rs 1499 and comes in various colors as well. Other features include a 5V/2A input, dual USB ports (5V-2A) for charging two devices at a time, battery indicator LEDs along with safety features to prevent overcharging and overheating.
7. Sony CP-V10 10000mAh Power Bank:
The Sony-manufactured battery is highly durable and comes with Sony’s Hybrid Gel technology. This technology ensures that the power bank retains more than 90% of its capacity even after 1000 charges. The power bank isn’t the cheapest one available and it cost almost Rs 2700. Comparing the pricing with other power banks, Sony seems to be very costly.
8. Lenovo 10400mAh Power Bank:
The Lenovo PA10400 power bank is a high performance and quality product with 2 fast charge output for devices as mobile phone, tablet, etc. It has protection that prevents from over charging , over discharging or short circuit.
9. Targus 8400mAH Dual USB Portable Power Bank:
The Targus portable dual USB power bank is a 5.0 V, 2.1A dual USB output battery (Max 2.1A) that allows you to charge your iPad/tablet and smartphone. Featuring 8400mAh of battery capacity, it features a 3 level LED battery level indicator so users are never left without power. It also comes with a compact design and is priced Rs 1499.
10. Intex 11000 mAh Power Bank:
This is one of the few power banks to feature three output USB ports. It has three output ports with 5V 1A, 5V 2A & 5V 2A capacities. It also features LED indicator for remaining power and also has a power button to switch the power bank on or off.